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effigy - dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President
libretto - text of an opera or oratorio; CF. book
docile - obedient; easily managed; submissive
drone - talk dully; buzz or murmur like a bee; N.
monumental - massive; impressively large; built as a monument
context - writings preceding and following the passage quoted; circumstance in which an event occurs
handsome - large in quantity; generous; Ex. handsome reward
plausible - conceivably true; having a show of truth but open to doubt; specious
affable - easily approachable; easy to talk to; warmly friendly
maudlin - effusively sentimental